Articles tagged: John Thompson Jr.


Georgetown pays tribute to Coach Thompson

Georgetown commemorated the life of former men’s basketball coach John Thompson, Jr., who passed away on Aug. 30 at the age of 78, in a virtual event held via Facebook... Read more


Former Georgetown men’s basketball coach John Thompson dies at 78

Former Georgetown men’s basketball coach John Thompson Jr. died at the age of 78 early on August 31, 2020. He will be remembered for his advocacy for his players and... Read more


A Disturbance in the Force

This article is part of “It’s A G Thing”, a 4-part series about the history of the Georgetown men’s basketball team both on and off the court. “Thompson the n—–... Read more


Let Freedom Ring: A Celebration of Dreams and the Dreamwork

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a coalescence of the past, present, and future. Not only is it a celebration of a legendary man and the dreams he dared give... Read more


The Hilltop Welcomes Patrick Ewing

Newly hired Georgetown men’s basketball head coach Patrick Ewing (COL ‘85) was formally introduced to the media by university President John J. DeGioia and athletics director Lee Reed on Wednesday... Read more


Georgetown Hires Patrick Ewing as Next Men’s Basketball Head Coach

The Georgetown men’s basketball team has hired Hall of Famer and former player Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) as its next head coach, multiple sources confirmed Monday afternoon. He will immediately assume... Read more